The Indiana Insider Blog

Tag Archives: restaurant

IPFW Sculpture with Purpose adds life and fun to downtown Fort Wayne

This academic year marked the 50th anniversary of Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW). As part of their celebration, IPFW decided to do something to enhance the community that has seen it grow into the successful university it Read more >

Family Fun in Fort Wayne

With the summer sun beating down and the weeks since school let out mounting, it won’t take long for kids to get restless. A fun-filled weekend away can be just the ticket to break the summer boredom. Fort Wayne offers Read more >

Mayberry in the Midwest Festival Coming to Danville, IN May 17-18

If you loved The Andy Griffith Show growing up, you’ll be pleased to learn you can have your own taste of Mayberry in downtown Danville, Indiana, in Hendricks County (west of Indianapolis). With home cooking and Andy Griffith Show nostalgia around, Read more >

Scotty’s Brewhouse in Indianapolis Unveils New Menu

Scotty’s Brewhouse and I are old friends. Not me and Scott Wise, the owner. Scotty’s Brewhouse. I remember when the first Brewhouse came to Ball State, tearing down the old Mugly’s and putting up a brand new restaurant in its Read more >

The Patachou Franchise

I remember as a young girl going to Café Patachou with my dad every Saturday morning for cinnamon toast. To this day, my dad and I still visit the breakfast/lunch spot on a relatively regular basis, although some things have Read more >

Visiting Hendricks County and Morgan County, Day 1

Day 1, Morgan County It’s Friday evening, I’m sitting in Zydeco’s Cajun restaurant in Mooresville, Indiana. I’ve got a beer on the table, and New Orleans gospel music blowing in my right ear. I’m on a Hendricks County travel writing Read more >

Drive-In in Decatur

In Decatur, Indiana there is a time machine that will take you back to the 1950’s and have you asking for a second helping of fries. I found it because long drives require breaks every now and then. Recently, on one of Read more >